• September 181/17- Basketball vs. Pottsboro- Girls@ 6:00; Boys @5:15

  • September 181/20- Basketball @ Gunter- Girls @ 6:00 (No JVG); Boys @ 4:30

  • August 291/21- UIL meet @ Brock

  • Oil Bowl Bound

    Oil Bowl Bound

    January 13, 2017

    On June 10th, Jonathan Aguilar and Zack Johnson will be playing in the Oil Bowl in Wichita Falls.  The Oil Bowl started as a simple summertime West Texas vs. East Texas high school all-star football game back in 1938.  Today the Oil Bowl is one of the most prestigious postseason all-star games in the ... READ MORE »»

  • Basketball Standings

    Basketball Standings

    January 11, 2017

    District standings as of 1/13: Girls                                                            Boys Pottsboro 6-0                                         Ponder  4-0 Whitesboro- 5-1                                     Pilot Point 3-1 Ponder 4-2... READ MORE »»

  • Dual Credit and OnRamps Info Night

    Dual Credit and OnRamps Info Night

    January 11, 2017

    Interested in earning some college credit early?  If so, be sure and come to the Dual Credit and OnRamps Info Night on January 19th from 6-8 p.m. in the PHS Cafeteria.  There will be representatives from NCTC and UT Austin to present and answer any questions you or your parents may have.  These are... READ MORE »»

  • UIL Academic Coaches and Events

    UIL Academic Coaches and Events

    Kinsey Montgomery, Reporter

    November 1, 2016

    If you haven't already signed up, it is not too late to join a UIL team! Check out the list of meets and coaches and get involved!  Put the "u" in UIL! UIL  Upcoming Meets: 11/5- UTA Workshop 11/12- Mansfield HS (No Prose, Poetry, Debate, or Speech) 12/10-Aubrey HS (No Programming/ Computer Science) 1/21- Brock HS- (... READ MORE »»

  • Staying Connected

    Staying Connected

    Staff

    August 31, 2015

      Follow us on Twitter: @PonderHS- Ponder High School @PonderHoops- Lions Basketball @PonderSports - All sports coverage @digdeepvball-Ponder Volleyball @ponder_bb- Lady Lions Basketball @PonderSB- Lady Lions Softball

Fun Facts — New Year’s Eve Edition

Fun Facts — New Year’s Eve Edition

Patrick McGill, reporter

The first New year was celebrated 4,000 years by the ancient Babylonians. It's tradition to ring in New Year's with family and friends because it is rumored that, depending on the first people you see, you will ei...  Read More »

Dec 15

Texas Brigades Youth Leadership Camp

Texas Brigades Youth Leadership Camp

TJ Pullen, Author

The Texas Brigades’ mission is to educate and empower youths with leadership skills and knowledge in wildlife, fisheries, and land stewardship to become conservation ambassadors for a sustained natural resource legacy....  Read More »

Oct 27

Who Would You Vote For?

Who Would You Vote For?

Many of you will not be able to vote in the general election next month, but the staff at The Roar still wants to know who you would pick.  So think about it, do your research, and on October 24th, we will have a poll here...  Read More »

Oct 10

Reds’ Pitcher Michael Lorenzen’s Tribute to his Father

Reds’ Pitcher Michael Lorenzen’s Tribute to his Father

Jack Dow, Reporter

Reds' reliever Michael Lorenzen shared a bittersweet moment with his teammates in his last outing, less than a week after his father's death.  Before tears were let out, Michael had to overcome the situation that was brought...  Read More »

Aug 31

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Rogue One

Rogue One

Eddie Jaimes, Author

We finally got to find out how the rebels got the plans to the Death Star. The daughter of scientist Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) decides to steal...  Read More »

Jan 18

Margarita’s – Justin Tx

Margarita’s – Justin Tx

January 18, 2017

Life Hacks

Life Hacks

January 18, 2017

Lady Lions crush Bearcats

Lady Lions crush Bearcats

January 18, 2017

Weather for January 9-15

Weather for January 9-15

Jack Dow, Reporter

1/9- Partly Cloudy with a high of 63 and a low of 52. 1/10- Partly Cloudy with a high of 75 and a low of 54. 1/11- Partly Cloudy with a high of 77 and a low of 60. 1/12-...  Read More »

Jan 10

Weather for 1/4-1/8

Weather for 1/4-1/8

January 3, 2017

10 Day Forecast

10 Day Forecast

December 12, 2016

Weather for December 6-12

Weather for December 6-12

December 6, 2016

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Homecoming Pep rally

Homecoming Pep rally

Brady Brockett, Reporting

On Friday, Ponder High School held a very different kind of pep rally. The varsity girls basketball team all did a little dance while the cheerleaders all wore throwback uniforms. The most disturbing part...  Read More »

Jan 10

Basketball Homecoming

Basketball Homecoming

Eddie Jaimes, Author

Last week our homecoming games were pushed back one day due to the snow, but that didn't phase the Lions because we won both of our games on Saturday. Bailey Beer and Foster Ford were crowned Queen and...  Read More »

Jan 10

Basketball Homecoming Court

Julie West, Reporter

Freshmen: Kylie Anderson-Jase Hutcherson Emery Barraza-Oscar Martinez Kelley Akins-Reece Arterberry   Sophomores: Leigh Medders-Logan Ivy Kaia Williams-Mason Durrett Caroline...  Read More »

Jan 10

Greenhand Skills

Greenhand Skills

Taylor Reeves, Reporter

The FFA Greenhand skills team advanced to the state FFA competition. The team consisted of Jensen Pagel, Julia Pagel, Sterling Wilkinson, and Meagan Cope. The team also did well in the district and area...  Read More »

Dec 8

Students of the Month- November

Students of the Month- November

Congrats to the students of the month for November! 9th grade: Hayden Simmons Sterling Wilkinson  10th grade: Julia Peterson Mason Durrett 11th grade:  Macy Popplewell David Rogers  12th grade: Morgan ...  Read More »

Dec 6

FFA Competition

FFA Competition

December 1, 2016

PHS Has Our Own Version of “Sing” Constestants

PHS Has Our Own Version of “Sing” Constestants

December 1, 2016

The Comedy Murders of 1940

The Comedy Murders of 1940

November 27, 2016

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